(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – After participating in a mere two meetings, Wayne County is declaring impasse with respect to reaching a new labor agreement with the 60 road deputies, sergeants and investigators. Wayne County is controlled by a Board of Supervisors representing each of the townships within the county.
(FLINT, Mich.) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a final ‘get out the vote’ rally at Teamsters Local 332 Tuesday evening in support of Gretchen Whitmer for governor of Michigan.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Saturday’s shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that took the lives of 11 congregants and left six injured, including four law enforcement officials.
“The Teamsters, like millions of other Americans of good will, were horrified by the senseless, hate-fueled shooting at a Pittsburgh temple this weekend that took the lives of 11 people merely trying to practice their faith as they have the constitutionally-protected right to do as U.S. citizens.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) – After a swift organizing campaign, a group of 13 workers at Waste Management voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 174 on Friday, Oct. 26. The group, which is made up of mechanics, welders, and utility maintenance personnel, will join nearly 500 other Waste Management sanitation members who perform work as truck drivers, operators, mechanics, welders, sorters, and transfer station drivers in Teamsters Local 174.
(DENVER) – Teamsters Local 455 has ratified its first contract with the budget commercial air carrier Frontier Airlines. The new collective bargaining agreement will be in place for five years, but includes up to 10 years of pay raises.
By a 5-1 margin, drivers at XPO Logistics, Inc. in Cinnaminson, N.J. voted today to become members of Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia, becoming the latest group of workers to challenge the company’s ongoing mistreatment of workers.
(PLYMPTON, Mass.) – In a major win for workers, 253 Sysco-Boston drivers voted overwhelmingly for Teamsters Local 653 representation at the company’s New England distribution center that serves customers in five states. Sysco [NYSE: SYY] is the nation’s largest broadline foodservice provider.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) – Following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Teamsters Joint Council 75 is working the Florida AFL-CIO, the American Red Cross and a variety of other organizations to assist union members and their communities with rebuilding after the storm hit the Florida Panhandle.